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Dawn raid—who can raid my organisation and why?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 19th May
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Conflicts of interest, confidentiality and disclosure 2019—in-house lawyersThe SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs (Code for Solicitors)...
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 19th May
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—simplified due diligenceYou may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular...
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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002—key information for businessesThe Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) came into force on 24 February 2003. It applies to...
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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Tipping-off and prejudicing an investigationThere are several offences of tipping-off and prejudicing an investigation that apply to the regulated...
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs—for in-house lawyersThis Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of...
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19th May
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1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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What is the legal basis for HM Treasury Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) annual frozen assets review, and are OFSI requests for...
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16th Jun
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Where can I find the sanctions lists?The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) maintains two lists of those subject to financial...
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9th Jun
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Can we rely on the new Privacy Shield?What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy...
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6th Jun
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When should I delete personal data?Eight principles for handling personal information form the core of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and any...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 6th Jun
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Will the processing of personal data relating to US citizens by a UK company in the UK be subject to the GDPR (once that applies) (and assuming the...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 6th Jun
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Is there a maximum temperature for a working environment?Is there a maximum temperature for a working environment?The short answer is no. There’s no...
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6th Jun
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Can you provide any guidance for data transfer outside the EEA?See the following content:•Standard contractual clauses—data controller to data...
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6th Jun
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What does an organisation need to do to update their marketing consent and opt-out notices to comply with the GDPR?This Q&A naturally assumes the...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 6th Jun
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What is sensitive personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?Personal dataUnder section 1 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA...
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6th Jun
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Is there a legal requirement for an organisation’s health and safety policy to state who is responsible for achieving the policy, eg the Chief...
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6th Jun
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Which national data protection laws apply?What is the legislative basis for determining applicable law?The provisions of art 4(1) of Directive...
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6th Jun
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Following a proposed change in suppliers (for example, transferring to a new provider of outsourced services), is the data subject’s consent required...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 6th Jun
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What is the absolute time limit for responding to a subject access request?Organisations of all types and sizes process data about a variety of people...
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How do I develop a bring your own device (BYOD) policy?Focus on the policy objective—protecting company informationThe objective of a BYOD policy...
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5th Jun
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How do I protect confidential information in the workplace?What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information...
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5th Jun
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Who is the data processor for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), provides that a data processor is...
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5th Jun
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Does one need explicit consent to share personal data?In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that all parties and data subjects are exclusively based...
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5th Jun
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When do I need consent for data protection purposes?BackgroundThe Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) requires all processing of personal data to be...
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